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Project Management App Asana Gains VoiceOver Support with Latest Update



Asana, an app designed for teams and businesses to help them manage projects, has gained VoiceOver support with its latest update.

Catching Up: Try Out the JAWS 19, ur 2018 Public Beta



The latest version of JAWS has recently been released in public beta form, but it's not called JAWS 19.

Paid Racing Game Accessibility Research from Columbia University in New York



Researchers at Columbia University in New York City are testing a system to make racing games more accessible and enjoyable and are looking for your help.

California Joins New York in Offering Free Bookshare Memberships for Qualified Residents



California is the latest state where blind and visually impaired residents can gain free access to Bookshare.

To update or not to Update to iOS 11; Braille Users May Want to Wait According to AppleVis



Many of you may have already made the leap to iOS 11, but you may want to throw caution to the wind, especially if you are a braille user, according to a post from AppleVis.

Redbox Kiosks May Become More Accessible after Prolonged Legal Battle



After a prolonged legal battle, Redbox kiosks across the country may soon become accessible.

NVDA 2017.3 Released: Includes New Voices, Rapid OCR, Contracted Braille Input



The 3rd update for NVDA in 2017 is a big one, and it has noand you can The 3rd update of NVDA in 2017 is now available for mass consumption.

New Humanware Explore 8 Remains Portable While Packing in More Screen Real Estate



The line between small and large video magnifiers is becoming more blurry as Humanware releases an 8-inch model with portability and modern specs.

Browse more than 1,400 Audio Described Movies from the Audio Description Project



More movies are now available with audio description, especially from the online streaming services. But who has what movies, and in a described form?

Alexa, Open NFB-Newsline



NFB-Newsline subscribers soon will be able to use the service hands-free. Beta applications are now being accepted to use the new NFB-Newsline skill for Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot, and other voice-enabled hardware.

Freedom Scientific Focuses on Ruggedness with Updated 40-cell Display



Freedom Scientific has introduced the latest generation of its Focus 40 Blue braille display with an emphasis on durability.

Latest NVDA Includes New Voices, Rapid OCR, Contracted Braille Input



The 3rd update for NVDA in 2017 is a big one, and you can test out the features now with the 1st release candidate.

Start Talking with the Free Dictationbridge Release Candidate for NVDA Out Now



Just over a year after completing a successful crowdfunding campaign, the team at Dictationbridge has a near-final release version of their software for NVDA available for your use.

The Onkyo Braille Essay Contest Returns with $2,000 Top Prize for Braille Essays



If you are a good braille writer and have a story to tell, you may be able to win $2,000 from Onkyo.

Navigate the Playa Accessibly with Updated Burning Man Maps



The San Francisco Lighthouse is once again offering maps for Burning Man, the one-of-a-kind event held each August in Black Rock City.

Hims Focuses on Camera, QWERTY Keyboards for First BrailleSense Polaris Update



Hims has released their first update for the BrailleSense Polaris. The free update activates the camera and adds support for USB and Bluetooth QWERTY keyboards among other functions.

Breaking: NVDA's Jamie Teh Leaving for New Job with Mozilla



James Teh, one of the 2 original developres of the NVDA screen reader, is moving on after working with the free screen reader for the past decade.

How fast can you process words? Participate in a 10 minute Research Study to Find Out



Here's a research study that may teach you something about how your mind works. It does not pay, but it may still be fun to take.

Take this Survey about your City and Enter to Win an Orbit Reader 20



The American Printing House for the Blind is giving away an Orbit Reader 20 braille display to one lucky survey respondent.

Try All the Things: Get Free Rides, Food, and More at #NFB17 using this Handy Guide



If you're headed to the NFB convention in Orlando, there are a growing number of services which can help make your busy convention just a bit less busy. From rides and food to groceries and massages, one or many of the below services may help you.

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